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Pre-Admission Advising

For Prospective, Pre-Nursing, and Transfer Students

Potential applicants to the program are highly encouraged to attend an open house event or an informational session. Please see the event calendar on the homepage for the upcoming events.
 

UH Manoa Mandatory Advising

All classified Pre-Nursing students are required to obtain semester-specific Mandatory Advising regardless of standing during regular Fall and Spring semesters. Registration holds will be placed on all students not fulfilling this requirement in a timely manner.
 

Semester 1: General Information

  • Attend an Undergraduate Informational Session OR
  • Meet with our Mānoa Peer Advisor (nadvisor@hawaii.edu)
Semester 2: Progress Evaluation
Semester 3: Goal Evaluation
Semester 4: Progress Toward Degree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UH Manoa Nursing Advising Staff

Pre-Admission (Prospective Students)
Programs Advisor
High School Direct Entry
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (For ADN Graduates from UH Consortium)
RN to BS (For Non-UH Consortium Graduates)
Executive RN to BS
Brian Akiyama, BA
Pre-Nursing Advisor & Admissions Specialist
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Phone: (808) 956-3794
Fax: (808) 956-5977
 
Make an appointment
Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

The Pre-Nursing advisor facilitates successful progress toward degree by assisting students to navigate the academic arena. Clarification of educational goals and alignment toward career preferences accompany discussions of the student's academic pathway.

The Pre-Nursing advisor is available Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment. Schedule an appointment online. Meet with the Pre-Nursing Advisor to fulfill mandatory advising requirments for nursing students in semester 3 and 4, and for UH approvals or verifications. 
 

 

Enrolled Students
Programs Advisor
High School Direct Entry
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (For ADN Graduates from UH Consortium)
RN to BS (For Non-UH Consortium Graduates)
Executive RN to BS
Tracy Chagami, M.Ed
Undergraduate Program Advisor
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Phone: (808) 956-8452
High School Direct Entry
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Tina Gomes, MBA
Undergraduate Program Advisor
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Phone: (808) 956-6111
Make an appointment

'IKE AO PONO Program
Jane Ta'afaki
'IKE AO PONO Undergraduate Student Advisior
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Phone: (808) 956-5470
Mandatory Health Clearance
Michael Kurihara, BA
Instructional and Student Support
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Phone: (808) 956-6647
Office of Student Services
Merle K. Koury, PhD
Director, Office of Student Services
School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene
Phone: (808) 956-6400
 

 

Virtual Tour of the UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center

The 8,000 square foot center on the 3rd floor of Webster Hall at UH Manoa Campus, integrates state of the art simulation equipment, electronic patient records, and advanced audio-video systems to support education and research for nursing students. Simulated patient care environments provide controlled instructional settings for students to practice clinical skills in a safe learning environment without impacting real patient outcomes. The center provides students a venue to continually advance skills and innovate new knowledge to provide safe, quality healthcare for the people of Hawai'i.

Take a virtual tour!

 

Undergraduate Informational Sessions

Informational sessions are held multiple times per semester and are located at UH Manoa Campus, Webster Hall Room 201. Current Manoa students wishing to change their major to Pre-Nursing must attend an informational session. Please see the event calendar on the home page for upcoming informational sessions.
 
  • Open to all prospective students 
  • Information on the traditional BS in Nursing program 
  • Fulfills Mandatory Advising Requirement for Semester 1

For information about the Undergraduate Informational Sessions, contact Brian Akiyama, Pre-Nursing Advisor & Admissions Specialist at (808) 956-3794 or akiyamab@hawaii.edu.
 

Mānoa Peer Advisors

Manoa Peer Advisors are current Manoa students specifically trained to assist students to navigate the undergraduate requirements. At the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, their knowledge facilitate the campus' mandatory advising requirement in preparation for application to the program. 
 
Manoa Peer Advisors are available for walk-in meetings and by appointments by emailing nadvisor@hawaii.edu during regular semesters. Peer Advisors are not available during the summer. Meet with the Peer Advisors to discuss general program information and to fulfill mandatory advising requirement for nursing students in semesters 1 and 2. 
 
Fall 2017 Availability
Monday TBA
Tuesday TBA
Wednesday TBA
Thursday TBA
Friday TBA

 

 

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